How to Cancel HBO Max on Roku


With an expansive library of movies, TV shows, and exclusive content to offer subscribers, HBO Max has amassed an impressive subscriber base. However, at some point, you may cancel your HBO Max subscription on your Roku device, and this blog provides a step-by-step guide on how to do that effectively and seamlessly.

Without further ado, let’s dig deep into our title topic.

Find HBO Max Subscription

To begin the cancellation process on Roku devices, locate and locate HBO Max by following these steps:

  1. Switch on your Roku and navigate to its home screen.
  2. Browse your apps until you locate HBO Max; if necessary, use search to find it quickly.

How to Cancel HBO Max Subscription on Roku

Once you’ve located the HBO Max app on your Roku home screen, follow these steps to cancel your subscription:

Step 1: The HBO Max app needs to be highlighted on the home screen

Step 2: Press the Asterisk (*) key on your remote to open up the options menu

Step 3: Scroll down and click “Manage Subscription.”

Step 4: You will then be taken to a page showing information on your subscription status. To cancel it, select the option called “Cancel Subscription.”

Step 5: Once prompted to cancel, select “Cancel Subscription” again in order to validate your decision.

Step 6: Click “Done” to complete the cancellation process.

Please be aware that even though your subscription will no longer renew automatically or charge, access will still remain for the rest of this billing cycle, and no new monthly charges will incur for future months.

Alternative Methods

To cancel your HBO Max subscription through Roku’s website, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to and log in as usual.
  2. Once there, locate and click on “Manage Your Subscriptions” and find HBO Max among your Active Subscriptions list.
  3. Then “Cancel Subscription” before finally clicking the Confirm button.

Roku Billing Cycle and Refunds

Recognizing your billing cycle is critical when canceling any subscription service, like HBO Max on Roku. Your monthly charge will continue on the same date until it ends; even after canceling, access will remain open until that period concludes. Unfortunately, however, Roku does not offer refunds for partially used subscription periods.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

If you experience issues during the cancellation process or having difficulty finding your Roku account associated with your HBO Max subscription, here are a few helpful troubleshooting strategies:

  1. Confirm that you are signed in to the appropriate Roku account; users can sometimes have multiple Roku accounts, creating confusion.
  2. Ensure your internet connection remains stable when initiating the cancellation process.
  3. Contact Roku Support for assistance if you still can’t locate your HBO Max subscription or experience other difficulties.
  4. To reset your Roku device and determine whether or not the issue persists, unplug its power cord for several seconds before reconnecting it later and plugging it back in again.

How to Re-Subscribe to HBO Max

If you decide to resubscribe to HBO Max in the future, follow these steps for accessing your favorite content:

  1. Switch on your Roku device.
  2. Navigate to the home screen.
  3. Locate the HBO Max app by searching or browsing installed applications directly. If it has been uninstalled from the Roku Channel Store, search for it again to reinstall.
  4. Launch the HBO Max app on your Roku device.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to sign up for a new subscription or reactivate your previous credentials if desired.
  6. Complete payment processing to gain access to HBO Max content once again.

Alternative Streaming Platforms

If you have decided to cancel your HBO Max subscription, consider exploring other streaming platforms available through Roku as potential alternatives. Some popular options might include the following:


Offering an expansive library of movies, television shows, documentaries, and original content streaming to subscribers worldwide, Netflix is a top streaming service offering various subscription plans that cater to every preference and pocketbook size.

Amazon Prime Video

As part of an Amazon Prime membership, Prime Video provides access to thousands of movies and television shows, including Amazon Originals, and offers rentals or purchases on certain titles.


With an expansive library of movies, TV shows, and original programming from Hulu Studios, this streaming service provides various plans – such as an ad-supported option and a Live TV package – designed to suit different users.


As a streaming platform dedicated to Disney content such as Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and National Geographic programming, Disney+ provides an expansive library of movies and TV shows for viewers of all ages.

Final Thoughts

Canceling your HBO Max subscription on Roku is a straightforward process that can be completed directly through the device or online through their website. This guide has covered all necessary steps for canceling, troubleshooting common issues, and exploring alternative streaming platforms – providing all the knowledge necessary to make an informed decision regarding whether to continue watching HBO Max or explore other entertainment options available on Roku.